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Service Pension Income & Assets Limit

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LIMITS EFFECTIVE 26 SEPTEMBER 1996  
     

Ordinary/Adjusted Income Free Area

   
Not a Member of a Couple $98.00  
Partnered - Combined $172.00  
Illness Separated - Combined $172.00  
Additional Free Area per Dependent Child $24.00  
     

Adjusted Income before ISS Reduces

   
Not a Member of a Couple $550.60  
Partnered - Combined $847.20  
     

Income at which SP Ceases 

Basic Pension* Max. RA#
Not a Member of a Couple $801.60 $950.80
Partnered - Combined $1,338.40 $1,479.20
Ceiling Rate - Veteran Widows $790.80 $940.00
Ceiling Rate - Partnered $1,327.60 $1,468.40
*These increase with dependent children and/or rent  
#These increase with dependent children    
     

Adjusted Income at which ISS/DSS Age Pension Ceases

 
Not a Member of a Couple $790.80  
Partnered - Combined $1,327.60  
Adjusted Income is Ordinary Income plus foreign DP and War Widow’s Pension
^Cut-off rates are lower because PA is excluded when paid with DP and WWP
     

Income at which DVA Treatment Ceases (SP cases)

Partner (combined) Non-Partnered
No children $424.00 $244.00
1 child $476.00 $296.00
2 children $528.00 $348.00
(Except when the modified rules apply.)  For each additional child add $52.00  
     

Seniors Health Card Taxable Income Limit

   
Not a Member of a Couple   $20,841.60
Partnered - Combined   $34,798.40
Illness Separated - Combined   $41,059.20
     

Assets Value Limit

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $124,000 $212,500
Partnered - Combined $176,000 $264,500
Illness Separated - Combined $176,000 $264,500
     

Assets before ISS Reduces (No RA in payment)

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $199,500 $288,000
Partnered - Combined $288,500 $377,000
     

Assets at which SP Ceases (No RA in payment)

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $241,500 $330,000
Partnered - Combined $370,500 $459,000
     

Assets at which ISS/DSS Age Pension Ceases (excludes PA)

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $239,500 $328,000
Partnered - Combined $369,000 $457,500
     

Assets at which DVA Treatment SP Ceases

Low limit High limit
Not a Member of a Couple $141,250 $229,750
Partnered - Combined $201,500 $290,000